— mile above Neely Henry DamOn July 14, 1864 a small group of brave Confederate Cavalry under General James H. Clanton approximately 300 strong were overwhelmed by a vastly superior Union Cavalry force under General L. H. Rousseau. The Confederates were attempting to protect the Janney Iron Works near Ohatchee and Crowe Iron Works near Alexandria. The superior Union force destroyed both Iron Works and proceeded to Talladega.
|Series||This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series|
|Placed By||The Sgt. E Frank Harrison Camp No 1527, Sons of Confederate Veterans|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 586638 N 3738633|
|Decimal Degrees||33.78430000, -86.06420000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 47.058', W 86° 3.852'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 47' 3.48" N, 86° 3' 51.12" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16157 AL-144, Ragland AL 35131, US|
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